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General Engineering

If you are looking to enhance your future in aerospace and general engineering we have a range of qualifications to suit you. You will learn in our industry standard workshops with our expert tutors from the industry.

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Academic year: 21/22


Macclesfield College Pre-Apprentice Programme is designed to prepare students for a Level 3 Apprenticeship. It is primarily a practical based programme to complement students existing GCSE’s to give students the practical skills that will make the student more employable as an apprentice.

It is envisaged that students who successfully pass this course will progress to a Level 3 apprenticeship through Maxim Business Training, the apprentice training division of Macclesfield College.

Academic year: 21/22

Duration: 2nd September 2021 to 25th June 2022


The BTEC Level 3 in Engineering is a nationally recognised work-related qualification, which encompasses mechanical and electrical elements designed to give you a good start on your journey to a career in engineering. The course is based around examined units and assignment lead units that are aligned to realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The course will introduce you to and prepare you for the world of work.

This course provides a good basis to progress onto a Level 4 qualification, such as a university, a Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Diploma (HND). Alternatively, it can help you gain an apprenticeship in your desired discipline.

Academic year: 21/22

Duration: 2nd September 2021 to 24th June 2022


The Level 2 Extended Certificate in Engineering is a nationally recognised work-related qualification, which encompasses mechanical and electrical elements designed to give you a good start on your journey to a career in engineering.

The course is based around examined units and assignment led units that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. The course will introduce you to and prepare you for the world of work.
The course provides a good basis to progress onto a level 3 qualification like the Level 3 Engineering or Aeronautical. Alternatively, it can used to assist you in gaining an apprenticeship in your desired discipline.

Apprenticeship vacancies

To find out more about apprenticeships through Macclesfield College, give our Maxim Team a call on 01625 410022.


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